Holmesglen and the PGA Golf Learning Hub

Take your career in the golf industry to the next level!

PGA Australia Learning Hub Logo
Holmesglen Institute is pleased to partner with The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Golf Learning Hub to provide a range of educational programs with a golf industry perspective, including in Hospitality, Sports Turf Management and Travel/Tourism.
Why study with us?
  • Holmesglen is a leading Australian provider of vocational and higher education and one of the largest government-owned TAFEs in the state of Victoria.
  • With 40 years’ experience and more than 160,000 graduates, Holmesglen offers certificates through to degree qualifications in a range of disciplines at seven campuses across Victoria and online.
Industry connections
  • Holmesglen is the preferred quality training provider across a wide range of industries and for many businesses that trust us to empower their organisations to reach their potential.
  • Holmesglen is a four-time Victorian Training Awards Industry Collaboration winner for our strong partnerships with industry.
Work placements

Practical skills are a big part of your Holmesglen experience. Our courses take you from the classroom and into real work environments, giving you the skills for a new career.

Our offer

Several qualifications have been adapted to deliver the skills and knowledge required for work in the golf industry, including:

Holmesglen offers those looking for a career in golf a nationally recognised Diploma of Hospitality Management, with an additional golf industry focus.

Our hospitality courses are delivered at the Glen Waverley campus, home to the Zest training restaurant, and cookery, and patisserie kitchens. This allows hospitality students to practise dealing with real customers and work closely with cookery students under the watchful eye of our experienced trainers.

This practical program equips learners with front-of-house skills and the training required for management roles in a range of hospitality businesses, from cafes, fine-dining restaurants, five-star hotels and golf club venues.

Discover more about how a hospitality course can help you get started in the golf industry at our hospitality courses page

Holmesglen offers those interested in a career in the golf industry a nationally recognised Diploma in Sports Turf Management.

Participants will learn skills in the establishment and maintenance of recreational turf, the preparation of sports playing surfaces and the management of recreational and sports turf facilities – especially golfing greens.

The course is suitable for people looking for senior or specialist turf management roles.

Also, students will learn how to provide advice on turf irrigation, pest and disease control, and management practices.

Additional golf industry training will prepare students for a successful career in the field.

This course is offered at our Glen Waverley campus, and upon completion, graduates will be well-positioned to find leadership and management roles across a wide range of professional areas, including restaurants, hotels, function centres, accommodation venues, cruised liners, inventory and logistics gaming venues, clubs, pubs, cafes, aged and health.

Discover more about how a sports turf management course can improve your career in the golf Industry.

The Bachelor of Sports Business at Holmesglen provides entry into the golf industry and avenues to management levels in professional and community sports sectors.

You will gain significant industry experience through a 228-hour internship with one of our leading sports organisation partners in the third year of the degree.

This course is offered at our Chadstone campus, and upon completion, graduates are supported with a seamless transition into industry employment. Alternatively, you can also pursue relevant masters or other post-graduate qualifications.

Discover more about how a sports business course can improve your career with our industry connections.

Holmesglen offers those interested in a career in travel and tourism, with an equal passion for the golf industry, a nationally recognised Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism Course Code SIT40116

Our course is the perfect match for someone seeking a career that aspires to work in a dynamic industry, with opportunities to see the world and discover how to provide impressive tourism products and exceptional customer service.

This course is delivered remotely in a virtual classroom environment, enabling students to learn from home.

Students will gain the knowledge and skills to work in travel agencies, and for tour wholesalers, tour operators, inbound tour operators, and visitor information centres.

Additional golf industry training will also further prepare participants for a successful career in the travel and tourism sector.

Discover more about how a travel and tourism course can help you get started in the golf industry.

PGA's courses

You can also enroll in PGA courses, such as the Diploma of Golf Management, Leadership and Management, and Diploma of Business. These courses provide comprehensive training and hands-on experience, equipping you with the skills needed to pursue a career in the dynamic world of golf.

Discover more about our partnership with The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Learning Hub